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A 25-year-old woman with asthma presents to the emergency department in severe cardiovascular distress after taking a theophylline overdose in an attempt to commit suicide. At presentation, she is convulsing, her blood pressure is 80/40 mm Hg, and she has developed a cardiac arrhythmia. Considering the mechanism of action of theophylline, which of the following drugs may be used to counteract its effects?


(A) Albuterol
(B) β-Blockers
(C) Digoxin
(D) Epinephrine
(E) Furosemide


A 13-year-old white girl with a past medical history of nasal polyps develops severe bronchoconstriction and wheezing after taking a large dose of aspirin, having mistaken it for a cold medication. After presenting to the emergency department, she is found to have a past history of aspirin allergy. Which of the following medications can be used effectively to stop the bronchoconstriction resulting from her aspirin allergy?


(A) Cromolyn
(B) Dopamine
(C) Methylxanthines
(D) Prednisone
(E) Zileuton


A 15-year-old boy with a history of severe asthma presents to the emergency department in obvious respiratory distress. After admission and multiple nebulizer treatments, he develops nausea, vomiting, and weakness. Studies reveal a potassium level of 2.6 mEq/L and U waves on ECG. Which of the following medications most likely would have elicited these symptoms?


(A) Albuterol
(B) Ipratropium
(C) Theophylline
(D) Zileuton
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100beta blockers;
101zilueton;
102albuterol;
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A 25-year-old woman with asthma presents to the emergency department in severe cardiovascular distress after taking a theophylline overdose in an attempt to commit suicide. At presentation, she is convulsing, her blood pressure is 80/40 mm Hg, and she has developed a cardiac arrhythmia. Considering the mechanism of action of theophylline, which of the following drugs may be used to counteract its effects?


(A) Albuterol
(B) β-Blockers
(C) Digoxin
(D) Epinephrine
(E) Furosemide


A 13-year-old white girl with a past medical history of nasal polyps develops severe bronchoconstriction and wheezing after taking a large dose of aspirin, having mistaken it for a cold medication. After presenting to the emergency department, she is found to have a past history of aspirin allergy. Which of the following medications can be used effectively to stop the bronchoconstriction resulting from her aspirin allergy?


(A) Cromolyn
(B) Dopamine
(C) Methylxanthines
(D) Prednisone
(E) Zileuton


A 15-year-old boy with a history of severe asthma presents to the emergency department in obvious respiratory distress. After admission and multiple nebulizer treatments, he develops nausea, vomiting, and weakness. Studies reveal a potassium level of 2.6 mEq/L and U waves on ECG. Which of the following medications most likely would have elicited these symptoms?


(A) Albuterol
(B) Ipratropium
(C) Theophylline
(D) Zileuton



1. (B) β-Blockers

2. (E) Zileuton

3. (A) Albuterol
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(B) β-Blockers

(A) Cromolyn

(A) Albuterol
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B,E and A are correct
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